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Time to sign up for the Great Decisions Discussion Forum Great Decisions Handout; an opportunity to discuss global issues and regions in an open and fair conversation. Apr. 10th 2-4 pm Russia's Foreign Policy, Apr. 17th Human Trafficking and Apr. 24th Digital Privacy. Resources available at the library and online at http://www.fpa.org/great_decisions/?act=gd_topics

Hijinks and Home, Civil War Stories and Music, Saturday April 25, 2015, 2 p.m. at the Iowa County Health and Human Services Building. Co-Sponsored by the Dodgeville Public Library and the Iowa County Historical Society. Fascinating insights and fun. This free program is appropriate for adults and children age 14 and older. More information Civil War Hijinks

April Culver's National Library Week Promotion! Celebrate your public library with Culver's during April by having your kids (ages 4-11) draw a picture of their favorite book, bring it to the library and get a certificate for a FREE single scoop of Culver's Frozen Custard. Printable Color Sheet It can be a character, event, scene or anything you liked about the book. Return your drawing to the library when completed by April 20, 2015. (While supplies last)

teapot.jpgThird Thursday Films at the Dodgeville Library meets at 1:00 p.m. each month in the city chambers below the Library.
Love Bill Murray? Think he is all about comedy? Join us as we watch three great films starring this fantastic actor in three different, yet memorable, roles.

>The Razor's Edge 1984. He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge. February 19.
>Broken Flowers 2005. As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers. March 19.
>Moonrise Kingdom 2012. A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. April 16.
>To Catch a Thief 1955. Starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence. May 21.

bookclub.jpgAll book club meetings begin at 6:30 pm at the Library Read the Upcoming Bookclub Titles here!
May 20th "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen. Elizabeth Bennet deals with the issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of the British Regency. Revisit this classic!

Teen Book Club meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. for fun conversation and pizza. Take a look at what we're reading.

Middle School Book Club meets the first Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Take a look at what we're reading.

weatherthestorm.JPGU.S. Public Libraries Weather the Storm Public libraries continue to transform lives by providing critical services and innovative solutions to technology access, in spite of years' worth of cumulative budget cuts. Libraries are part of the solution for those in search of the digital connection and skills required by today's competitive global marketplace. However, unless strategic investments in U.S. public libraries are broadened and secured, libraries will not be able to continue to provide the innovative and critical services their communities need and demand.

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Ongoing Events

All events at the Dodgeville Public Library are FREE and open to the public. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information contact the Library at 935-3728.

Reminder! No Storytime on Wednesday April 1, 2015. No fooling!

Drop-In Storytime Great stories shared each Monday morning at 10:15 at the Library. This program is sponsored by the Dodgeville Public Library and a volunteer. Programs are executed by a library staff member and a library volunteer. More ongoing Children's programs are in the Kids Korner.

Join in the Reading is Fun with Dr. Seuss program at the Dodgeville Public Library. The reading program goes from February 2 to February 28, 2015. Check out and read Dr. Seuss books from the Dodgeville Public Library. If you submit more than one reading log you will have your name entered in a random drawing to win a Go, Dog, Go plush toy or Go, Dog, Go Dr. Seuss book. Reading awards will be given during our annual Dr. Seuss celebrity read program on March 10, 2015 at 6:30pm. Local celebrities will be sharing their love of Dr. Seuss books and the Cat in the Hat will be reading her favorite Dr. Seuss story. Dr. Seuss Reading Logs.

Join in the Reading is Fun with Mother Goose program at the Dodgeville Public Library. Check out and read four Mother Goose or rhyming books from the Dodgeville Public Library and receive an award during the special Mother Goose program on May 6, 2015. Reading program goes from April 1 to April 30, 2015. For more information call Carol Gleichauf, Children's Librarian at 935-3728 ext. 3. Mother Goose Reading Logs.

bookstack1.jpgOutreach to Senior Citizens in Assisted Living and Nursing Home Facilities Volunteers deliver books to Sienna Crest, Upland Hills and Stonefield every other Wednesday.

Caregiver Support Group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 10:30-Noon at the Health & Human Services Center, Room 1001, 303 W. Chapel St., Dodgeville, WI. Note location change. The public is welcome. Contact ADRC at 608-930-9835 or 1-877-794-2372 for more information.

Iowa County Low Vision Support Group For more info contact the ADRC at 930-9835.

Genealogy Group (Family History) meets the 3rd Monday of each month. Facilitated by Eileen Arndt, well-known, local genealogist. Bring your genealogy questions and share your knowledge with other researchers.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 9:30-10:30 at the Health & Human Services Center, Room 1004, 303 W. Chapel St., Dodgeville, WI. Contact the ADRC at 930-9835 for more information.

Third Wednesday Book Club This adult group meets to discuss fiction and nonfiction works, focusing on a new title each month. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month.

Third Thursday Film Group Join us for a film, tea, and lively conversation on the third Thursday of every month from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Dodgeville City Hall.

Teen Book Club meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. for fun conversation and pizza.

Donations accepted for Friends of the Library book sale during the
3rd full week of each month. Drop off during regular library hours. Volunteers needed and appreciated!

Library Hours

The library is located at the corners of Iowa and Fountain Streets in historic downtown Dodgeville.


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                      Vickie Stangel, Library Director

Dodgeville Public Library
139 South Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
608-935-3728

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